CardioCareLive, the Largest Virtual Congress on Cardiovascular Disease, announces May and December Online Events

Continuing Medical Education from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Available Tuition-Free to Primary Care Physicians and Specialists from Any Computer

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. . . we are delighted to once again be working with PlatformQ to leverage the latest video streaming and internet technologies to provide a new level of interactivity for physicians’ continuing medical education and professional development.

Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 27, 2010 –

CardioCareLive, the innovative online congress presented by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, today announced dates for its 2010 educational series: May 11th to 13th and December 7th to 9th. CardioCareLive was created for cardiologists, primary care physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in the latest breakthroughs in treating cardiovascular disease.

CardioCareLive 2010 will be the second edition of a groundbreaking new educational format and the world’s largest online virtual congress for clinical professionals treating cardiovascular disease. The event will feature live streaming video lectures, panel discussions and case presentations, an exhibit hall and the ability to interact with faculty and other participants in real time.

This year’s CardioCareLive Continuum Learning Series will focus on “Translating Science into Practice: Recent Advances Across the Spectrum of Cardiology Care,” a live online CME (Continuing Medical Education) program, offered under the auspices of Johns Hopkins. The educational program will enable physicians to attend highly interactive virtual sessions with many world-renown experts. Past speakers include Roger Blumenthal, MD, Professor, Division of Cardiology, the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Peter Libby, MD, Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Clyde Yancy, MD, Medical Director of the Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute.

Thematically, CardioCareLive 2010 will emphasize diagnostic methodologies for assessing patient risk, case studies in patient management and panel discussions and Q&A sessions that highlight new pharmacological and device treatments on the near horizon. Key research themes to be covered include:

  •     Cardiovascular risk prevention and the use of cardioprotective therapies
  •     Chronic management of atherosclerosis
  •     Acute coronary syndromes
  •     Risk factor assessment in cardiology care
  •     Management of atrial fibrillation
  •     Management of heart failure
  •     Advances in Multi-Modality Imaging and Devices in Cardiology

“The Johns Hopkins Office of Continuing Medical Education recognizes the needs of time-constrained healthcare professionals to stay current on the most compelling information in cardiometabolic patient care,” said Roger Blumenthal, MD, Professor, Division of Cardiology, at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. “Based on the stellar faculty, content quality and success of the 2009 event, we are delighted to once again be working with PlatformQ to leverage the latest video streaming and internet technologies to provide a new level of interactivity for physicians’ continuing medical education and professional development. The CardioCareLive Continuum Learning Series is supported by educational grants to Johns Hopkins and is tuition-free for healthcare professionals who must remain abreast of the latest scientific advances in this fast-moving field. Johns Hopkins will also provide CME credits, required in forty states, for physician licensure.” To view a complete list of speakers, agenda, or to register now for free, visit http://www.cardioCareLive.com.

ABOUT CARDIOCARELIVE
CardioCareLive (http://www.cardiocarelive.com) is a virtual medical congress produced by PlatformQ and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine which takes place entirely online. CardioCareLive enables healthcare practitioners and others interested in understanding and managing patients with cardiovascular disease to learn, connect and interact in real time. CardioCareLive offers Continuing Medical Education at no cost and delivers all the benefits of a physical conference, with live keynote presentations, lectures, peer networking and an exhibit floor, from the convenience of a computer.

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